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(On-Site) Principal Facilities Engineer

Requisition ID: R10110896

  • CategoryCategory: Facilities/Real Estate
  • LocationLocation: Azusa, CA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

The Payload and Ground Systems organization within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

Northrop Grumman Space Systems – Payload and Ground Systems Division in Azusa, CA, is seeking a Principal (Level 3) Facilities Engineer. This role will report on-site daily.

The successful candidate will communicate with customer and Azusa facility engineering team daily to determine project requirements and scope of work. Plans, designs, and oversees the reconfiguration, maintenance, and alteration of buildings, machinery, equipment, structures and all facilities. Supports the facilities reliability and infrastructure optimization team and facilities project engineering team in executing and managing facilities projects that support both sustaining infrastructure and program facilitation requirements. Gathers and reviews data concerning facility or equipment specs, company or government restrictions, and timelines. Coordinates with architecture & engineering firms on design specs, prepares bid sheets, and awards contracts. Reviews and estimates design costs including equipment, labor, installation and materials based on allocated budget and scope of work. Inspects and oversees direction of construction and installation. Act as a subject matter expert, and ability to manage multiple projects at once.  

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a STEM field with 5+ years of related technical engineering and field experience, OR a Master's degree in a STEM field & 3+ years of related technical engineering and field experience, OR a High School Diploma & 9+ years of related technical engineering and field experience
  • Candidate must possess the knowledge, skills, and technical expertise in facilities construction, major maintenance and/or renovation related fields.
  • Candidate must have experience in preparing statements of work, budgets, negotiations, and must be able to communicate effectively with internal and external customers and stakeholders.
  • Knowledge and experience using Microsoft office Products (Word, Excel, Outlook) and AutoCAD
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance (U.S. citizenship required)

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's Degree in a facilities engineering field    
  • Experience working in a production/manufacturing campus environment
  • Education or experience related to electrical and/or mechanical engineering
  • Active Security Clearance
  • Experience operating in a Union environment

Salary Range: $95,000 USD - $142,400 USD

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.

Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.